Seven arrested for drugs in Athlone

2016-12-23 11:50
Police have confiscated 800 mandrax tablets worth an estimated street value of R40 000 in Athlone on Thursday.

Police have confiscated 800 mandrax tablets worth an estimated street value of R40 000 in Athlone on Thursday.

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Police in Athlone have arrested seven suspects for the possession of drugs in Cross Boulevard on Thursday evening.

"Festive season operations are in full swing in the Western Cape and yielded results last night in Athlone. Police attached to the Flying Squad and the K-9 Unit followed up on information about drugs that are kept in a house at Cross Boulevard, Athlone," says Western Cape police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana.

Officers found 800 mandrax tablets worth an estimated street value of R40 000 when they searched the address.

The seven suspects include two men and five women aged between 16 and 59 years.

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